Going home

  • Discharge is at approximately 10am every day after consultation with treating medical staff
  • Some patients may be transferred to a Transit Lounge or Day Treatment Centre prior to leaving the hospital
  • Medication and further appointments will be provided on discharge by our staff, if appropriate
  • Staff will organise medical transport, if applicable, or taxi services will be arranged at the patient’s cost
  • The Discharge Lounges are available 8.30am - 5pm  Monday to Friday at : 
    • Monash Medical Centre Clayton -The northern entrance toward the rear
    • Dandenong hopital - next to the emergency department.
    • Casey and Kingston Hospitals - ward staff will advise on the discharge facility       
  • It provides services to patients being discharged. Services include booking all non-emergency ambulances and Veterans’ Affairs taxis on behalf of all wards and departments
  • Further information for discharge can be obtained from the ward staff or calling the hospital reception.